Re­port: 120,000 kids home­less

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - WORLD -

The num­ber of home­less chil­dren in Bri­tain liv­ing in tem­po­rary ac­com­mo­da­tion has rock­eted to more than 120,000, a re­port re­vealed on Satur­day. The Lo­cal Gov­ern­ment As­so­ci­a­tion, which rep­re­sents 350 town and city coun­cils in Eng­land, de­scribed the cur­rent sit­u­a­tion as un­sus­tain­able. The as­so­ci­a­tion says the num­ber of home­less chil­dren coun­cils are hav­ing to house has in­creased by more than a third in the last three years.

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